With the top ranked high school in Ellis County by K12-niche.com, Red Oak ISD is attracting new families. While the district does not have an open enrollment policy, there are clearly defined avenues for students to join our Hawk Family! Those options are outlined below. Some are state-mandated and others are locally defined. Thank you for your interest in joining the Red Oak ISD Family!
STUDENT AND PARENT CONSERVATOR: When parents are divorced and one of the two parents, who has custody, lives in the district. (state-mandated)
POWER OF ATTORNEY: The family has signed legal rights for the child to a family who resides in the district. (state-mandated)
MULTIPLE FAMILY OR HOMELESS: The family lives with another family, who is a district resident, due to financial hardship OR the family does not have a permanent residence and qualifies as homeless. (state-mandated
RESIDENT GRANDPARENT: A grandparent, serving as a caretaker for the child, lives in the ROISD zone, even though the parents do not and the child does not. (state-mandated)
STAFF MEMBER CHILD: Parent works in ROISD—limited to space available. (local decision)
NEW HOME CONTRACT: If parents can show their home, which is in ROISD boundaries, is under construction they can enroll in district. (local decision)
INTRA-DISTRICT TRANSFER: Student lives in ROISD but is asking to attend an elementary not in their zone—limited to space available. (local decision).